Perfect for pasta bakes, pasta salads, or to soak up a creamy pasta sauce - find a plentiful supply of penne pasta recipes to try.
This is a simple pasta dish because it's all cooked in the one pot. It's a recipe from a friend of ours but has become a firm family favourite in our house. I usually use macaroni pasta but you can use any type you have on hand.
Recipe by: vickie
Mild and creamy goat's cheese is melted in saffron-infused white wine and mixed with fennel, olives and capers to make a golden-coloured sauce for pasta shapes. This easy dish comes with a simple mixed leaf salad.
Recipe by: Norma MacMillan
Penne pasta tossed with asparagus, red peppers, pecans and Parmesan cheese in a delicious sauce that is creamy without being overpowering. This has been a tremendous hit every time I've made it.
Recipe by: Julie Ledford
Minced pork, earthy chorizo and salty kalamata olives make a spicy, rich pasta sauce that hints of the Mediterranean. Serve over a penne pasta, preferably a wholewheat penne, to give the thick sauce something to cling to.
Recipe by: alwayshungry
A super-easy salmon recipe, that's simple to make and packed full of flavour. Pasta is tossed with salmon, olives and porcini mushrooms. Serve with grated Parmesan and ciabatta, if desired.
Recipe by: fairfieldstation
Smooth but rich in flavour, and absolutely great if you want to forget your diet for the night! Almost any pasta shape will work for this recipe.
Recipe by: gillygilly
Exchanging the traditional tomato sauce for red pesto pasta, these pizza slices are just yummy!
Recipe by: HelenIsAFoxyLady
A wonderful mingling of flavours and textures. Pasta is tossed with spinach, peppers, Gorgonzola and walnuts in a honey vinaigrette. Perfect as a starter or main course.
Recipe by: POPINKI
This is a simple, hearty and delicious pasta dish. A venison ragu is layered with penne pasta and mozzarella, then baked to perfection. Serve as is or with a side salad.
Recipe by: IronChefLaurie
A simple pasta dish, which is packed full of delicious flavours and textures. Sauteed courgette, mushrooms, spinach and prawns are tossed with pasta.
Recipe by: nzcyberstorm